Letters

A test of unity

A test of unity

Posted: 2017/12/07

An animator from a Toronto neighbourhood shares the story of how a crisis of unity led to a stronger and more united junior youth group just in time for the bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh.

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The warmth of a neighbourhood celebration

The warmth of a neighbourhood celebration

Posted: 2017/11/15

A Montreal Bahá’í reflects on how hosting a neighbourhood celebration of the bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh shifted her attitude regarding holy days celebrated at the local level.

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Nathaniel, my public transit guide

Nathaniel, my public transit guide

Posted: 2017/07/21

A first-time delegate to the National Convention from Alberta tells the story of how a chance encounter on public transit led to a deeper understanding of guidance from the Universal House of Justice in its recent Ridván message to be “alert to the possibilities that exist in every space for acquainting others with His [Bahá’u’lláh’s] life and sublime mission.”

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Breaking the fast at Tante Jerina’s

Breaking the fast at Tante Jerina’s

Posted: 2015/03/13

This is a letter from a few friends in LaSalle, Que. who describe an evening in March where they broke the fast, prayed together and enjoyed each other’s company. The evening was hosted by a friend affectionately known as Tante (Aunt) Jerina.

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One soul-stirring prayer

One soul-stirring prayer

Posted: 2014/07/29

“During every fast, I ardently prayed for the end of the persecution of the believers in Iran. And every year passed, and the persecution continued.”

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An Edmonton children’s class makes art intended to express reconciliation

An Edmonton children’s class makes art intended to express reconciliation

Posted: 2014/07/14

Here is a letter that describes the efforts of a children’s class to learn more about the reconciliation process and express their understanding through art.

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